Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in working with Forde Nursery, fill out the available application here, and call or come by the nursery to schedule an interview. Or you can send your resume to mail@forde-nursery.com.

Forde Nursery takes pride in providing the highest level of landscape service and workmanship.  There are opportunities available in the following departments:

   Landscape Crew Laborer

Landscape Laborers are expected to perform physical activities that require considerable physical activity such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of landscape materials. You are expected to drive trucks or other vehicles to or at work sites. You must be able to plant of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals.

You must have an eye for detail. You must have effective time management skills, be coachable, and have excellent communication skills. You must have the ability to problem solve as well as manipulate or assemble objects quickly.

You must have the ability to regularly lift 50 pounds.

Out of town travel and overtime hours may be necessary during the season.

Knowledge of plants is helpful, but training is provided.

Wages depend by experience.

 

   Landscape Maintenance Laborer

Landscape Maintenance Laborers must enjoy working with plants and have an eye for detail.  Duties include, but are not limited to pruning, deadheading, pulling and spraying weeds, applying fertilizer and pre-emergent herbicide, and other various landscape maintenance tasks. You are expected to drive trucks or other vehicles to or at work sites.

You must have the ability to regularly lift 50 pounds.

Out of town travel and overtime hours may be necessary during the season. 

Knowledge of plants is helpful, but training is provided.

Wages are determined by experience.

 

   Garden Center Sales

Garden Center Staff duties will include sales and customer service, as well as caring for nursery stock. You will provide information to customers regarding the selection, purchase and care of nursery products. You will be responsible for watering and potting plant material and other greenhouse related operations.

Knowledge of plants is helpful, but training is provided.

2-3 years of customer service experience is preferred.

Computer skills are preferred for use of the cash register. 

Wages are determined by experience. 

            

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